Comms agency thoughts: Digital answers, creative industries, and the Budget

budget2015 So yesterday the UK budget was delivered by our Chancellor, Philip Hammond, and the outlook is unarguably bleak. Productivity has been downgraded well into the next decade, the deficit may be falling but the debt level continues to climb, housing, healthcare, transport, education and your chances of getting the internet speed you think you paid for are all, well, you get the...

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13 frighteningly bad advertising, marketing and PR fails from 2017

D565_20_076_0004_600 It’s the end of October, which means one thing- spooks, ghouls, and all manner of other horrible visions. In the PR and marketing game the spectre of catastrophe looms large all year round, though. Need proof? Here are 13 frighteningly bad recent advertising, marketing and PR fails that show even the biggest brands get it catastrophically wrong at times. Happy...

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Today’s big PR question- is paper dying?

12056608-Indian-Ocean-landscape-Seychelles-Old-postcard-Isolated-on-white-background-Stock-Photo While the jury is out, to some extent, when it comes to the exact date which marked the start of the art of paper making- after all, they didn’t have that much to write their records on- educated minds would suggest the very first sheet was produced during the Eastern Han dynasty of ancient China, which spanned 202BC – AD220. Since then,...

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Living dolls: 10 Mannequin Challenge clips you need to see

maxresdefault   It’s this year’s Harlem Shake, and thankfully less painful than the Ice Bucket Challenge. People around the world are pretending to be shop front dummies by freeze framing life, capturing it on camera, and broadcasting the results worldwide. We even got in on the act earlier this month.

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